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1. With each step, I grow a beard.
With each hat, it grows white.
2. I met myself at 6 years old at a crossroads.
He asked me if I were the devil. I kept walking.
3. When asked if I could do it over again, would I,
I answer differently depending on the color of my hair.
4. I met myself at 13 years old at a crossroads.
He beat me up and yelled at me for lying. I laid there.
5. When I die, my life will flash before my eyes,
and none of it will be familiar to me.
6. I met myself at 27 years old at a crossroads.
He shook my hand and smiled. I walked away, upbeat.
7. If I am different with every passing moment, and every seven years,
is my name a bracket holding together multiple people?
8. I met myself at 31 years old at a crossroads.
He asked me plainly if I should keep going. I lied to him.
Is a bitch.
10. I met myself at 38 years old at a crossroads.
We looked each other in the eyes before he ran away. I followed him.
11. Every part of every person is unique.
But every part of every person is changing.
12. I met myself at birth at a crossroads.
I smiled and picked him up saying, You have no idea what you're getting into.
is a bitch.
14. I met myself at a crossroads.
We stared at each other long in the eyes.
We kept walking.
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